Afghan Taliban plotting with Pakistan: Massoud
Mon 04 Jan 99 - 13:27 GMT
MADRID, Jan 4 (AFP) - The Taliban militia are working with Pakistan for the control of Afghanistan and to spread their influence in the former Soviet Central Asian republics, Afghan guerrilla leader Ahmed Shah Massood said in an interview.
Slain woman's family pardons Afghan murderer
Mon 04 Jan 99 - 10:58 GMT
KABUL, Jan 4 (AFP) - A man facing the death penalty for murdering his wife was Monday pardoned by his in-laws in southern Afghanistan's Ghazni region, Radio Shariat reported.
EU approves Asian aid programmes
08:32 a.m. Jan 04, 1999 Eastern
BRUSSELS, Jan 4 (Reuters) - The European Commission on Monday said it had approved a series of humanitarian aid projects in Bangladesh, Afghanistan, Sri Lanka, Philippines, Cambodia, Laos and Vietnam.
Pakistan, Iran call for Afghan peace
Teheran backs Kashmir cause
TEHRAN (NNI) - Pakistan and Iran Sunday called for restoration of durable peace and stability in Afghanistan and decided to coordinate their efforts in this regard.
Iranian envoy calls for negotiated settlement of Afghan crisis
Monday 4th January, 1999
ISLAMABAD (NNI): Iranian ambassador to Pakistan Siraj-ud-Deen Mousavi has stressed the need for the negotiated settlement of Afghan problem.
US should expect reaction from Muslim world, warns Osama
The News: Jang
WASHINGTON: In a rare interview, Osama bin Laden tells Time magazine that "Thousands of millions of Muslims are angry. The Americans should expect reaction from the Muslim world proportionate to the injustice they inflict."
Taliban accuse Masood of plotting Osama's killing
ISLAMABAD (NNI): Afghanistan's ruling Taliban have accused opposition commander Ahmed Shah Masood of establishing secret contacts with the US officials either to kill or expel Bin Laden from Afghanistan.
Bin Laden Messages Mixed on Bombing
By Richard Pyle
Associated Press Writer
Sunday, January 3, 1999; 9:40 p.m. EST
NEW YORK (AP) -- The exiled Saudi millionaire accused by U.S. officials of masterminding two embassy bombings is sending mixed messages about his role, telling one U.S. magazine he did not order the attacks and another that he ``instigated'' them.
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